Women asked to be fully covered at two Dubai beaches

Women asked to be fully covered at two Dubai beaches
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Published: 19 April 2017 - 11 a.m.

Dubai goverment has put up sign posts requesting women to cover up modesly at two new beaches.

The beaches, located on either side of the Dubai Offshore Sailing Club, have been declared families-only, with the municipality putting up bright pink signs to mark them out, The National reported.

Also, staff are on hand to ensure people obey dress rules and to keep away groups of single men, the report said.

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Sign reads "This beach is dedicated to women and families only", and "beach goers must wear respectful swimwear (womento to fully cover)."


Read the full report here.

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